[whatwg] [html5] STYLE and SCRIPT elements should not be closed at </

J. King mtknight at dark-phantasy.com
Thu Jan 27 08:36:06 PST 2005

On Tue, 25 Jan 2005 14:41:46 +0000 (UTC), Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:

> That would mean giving up the fiction that HTML is an SGML application.

Forgive my ignorance, but wouldn't that prevent it from being an XML  
application as well?  I thought XML too great pains to be compatible with  
SGML.  If such a change would not prevent a hypothetical HTML 5 from being  
a conformant XML application, why can the rules not be expressed in SGML?

J. King

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